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Today's News

  • Buffalo man charged with assault

    A Buffalo man has been charged with assaulting and unlawfully imprisoning a woman.

    Coy M. Bagby, 35, of 1166 Hibernia Ridge Road was arrested at 10:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4.

    According to Bagby's arrest warrant, he is accused of restraining the woman last September and causing serious physical injury to her by choking her and rendering her unconscious.

    Bagby was charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment, second-degree assault, both class D felonies punishable by one to five years in prison, and misdemeanor fourth-degree assault.

  • Press conference will unveil air quality results from local restaurants

    The results of an air quality test randomly conducted in nine Taylor County restaurants will be unveiled tomorrow.

    A press conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the Taylor County Health Department.

    Smoke-Free Campbellsville, advocates for smoke-free air, used a specially designed machine to take the air quality readings. The readings were then analyzed and compared to similar measures from smoke-free cities around Kentucky.

  • Public record for Jan. 12

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-558, filed 12/22/08; Midland Funding LLC v. Shirley G. Price of Buckner Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,673.75, interest and court costs.

    08-C-562, filed 12/23/08; Asset Acceptance LLC v. Lorrie A. Mardis of Smith Chapel Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $2,668.31, interest and court costs.

    District Civil Settled

  • Snow and bitter cold on its way

    The National Weather Service is predicting a series of clippers that will impact the area from Saturday through Wednesday.

    According to Ronnie Dooley, public information coordinator for Taylor County Emergency Management Agency, the first will end with snow Saturday night; the second will end with snow Monday night. Both clippers will bring minor accumulations.

    The third clipper is forecasted to bring a round of snow into the area Tuesday night and into Wednesday.

  • Woman accused of leaving children alone in vehicle

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested after she allegedly left three children alone in a vehicle while she went inside a local store.

    Kimberly W. Hunt, 47, of 119 Grandview Drive was arrested at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1.

    According to Hunt's arrest citation, she is accused of leaving a 2-month old and two 6-year-old children inside a parked vehicle at about 6:30 p.m. for about 10 minutes while she went shopping. The citation states that the outside temperature was 39 degrees.

  • KSP warn of cell phone scam

    Kentucky State Police are warning residents about a new cell phone scam.

    According to a KSP news release, a woman's purse, which included her cell phone, was recently stolen. Posing as the woman, the thief sent a text message to the woman's husband asking for the PIN number for their bank account. The husband replied and within 20 minutes all of their money had been withdrawn from their bank account.

  • Good luck, Taylor County Junior Miss

    Taylor County Junior Miss Auburn Wigginton receives a good-luck hug from a guest during a reception in her honor on Sunday.

    Wigginton leaves Sunday for Lexington to participate in the state Junior Miss Program.

    Those who wish to send cards and flowers in her support can do so by mailing them to: Auburn Wigginton, c/o Robin and Tim Blair, 525 Crewe Court, Lexington, Ky. 40503.

  • In Session ...

    It may not be a budget year, but revenue and the lack thereof will highlight the 2009 General Assembly, which began Tuesday.

    The big issue this session, according to Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, will be the $456 million revenue shortfall.

    "Revenue is going to be the big thing, but there will not be a lot of action since it is not a budget year."

    Sen. Dan Kelly, R-Springfield, said revenue action could be taken this session, while other budget items could be set in motion for passage next year.

  • Boyle County beats Lady Cards

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals dropped a 46-42 home decision to Boyle County on Saturday night.

    Coach Jenny Jessie's club (7-4) was outscored 16-14 in the third quarter after leading 23-22 at the intermission.

    Mercedes Cox and MeLeigha Pollock led Taylor County with 13 points apiece.

    Three Lady Rebels reached double digits, including Campbellsville University signee Hayley Hellyer.

    The Lady Cardinals host Campbellsville tomorrow at 6.

  • BBB rates businesses with letter grades

    In order to help consumers make better-informed decisions on where to spend their hard-earned dollars, the Better Business Bureau will now assign letter grades to local businesses ranging from A+ to F.

    The letter grade system - which replaces a less-detailed scale of "satisfactory" or "unsatisfactory"- represents BBB's degree of confidence that the business is operating in a trustworthy manner and will make a good faith effort to resolve customer concerns.